News http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news en Appearing at Vans Warped Tour 2015 http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/12/11/appearingvanswarpedtour2015 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/familyforce5">Family Force 5</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>At 4 PM PST today, the Vans Warped Tour, America’s longest running touring festival concert tour, revealed the second wave of artists appearing on the 2015 tour. Alternative pop/rock band, Family Force 5, will be among the Main Stage performers for the 21st annual tour, which launches June 9 and runs through August 8, 2015 (dates subject to change), marking the band’s fourth tour appearance. Click <a>HERE</a> for dates and ticket information.</p> <p>With a reach of more than 500,000 fans every summer, the Warped Tour will be the second major tour on Family Force 5’s calendar in 2015. In January, they will begin a 47-city-run with Winter Jam 2015, which Pollstar has named the #1 most-attended tour world-wide in the first quarter for the past four years.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/12/11/appearingvanswarpedtour2015#comments Official Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:21:15 +0000 teamword 29381 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com WORD ENTERTAINMENT GARNERS 6 CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN GRAMMY NOMS http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/12/05/wordentertainmentgarners6contemporarychristiangrammynoms <p><b>Francesca Battistelli and for KING &amp; COUNTRY Receive 2 Nominations Each</b></p> <p><b>NEEDTOBREATHE and Natalie Grant also among nominees</b></p> <p>Word Entertainment came out on top during today’s GRAMMY nominee announcements, receiving more Contemporary Christian nominations than any other company. Claiming multiple nods in the two Contemporary Christian categories, Francesca Battistelli and for KING &amp; COUNTRY, NEEDTOBREATHE and Natalie Grant are amongst the nominees.</p> <p>“These nominations are a huge statement for our artists and an exciting recognition of their work,” says Word Entertainment President &amp; CEO Rod Riley. “I am extremely proud of our artists and our team.”</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/12/05/wordentertainmentgarners6contemporarychristiangrammynoms#comments Official Fri, 05 Dec 2014 23:35:59 +0000 teamword 29376 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com "Who I Am" Debuts Today http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/12/04/whoiamdebutstoday <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blanca">Blanca</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Multiple-award winning, critically acclaimed powerhouse vocalist, Blanca, releases her highly anticipated debut solo single, “Who I Am” today. The song is the title cut and one of the five tracks that comprise her forth-coming solo EP, which will be available for purchase in January in anticipation of her full-length album in Spring 2015. “Who I Am” is available to download or to stream today.</p> <p>“This song is a beautiful reminder of who we are in Christ!” says Blanca. “Sometimes we have moments in our lives where changes or transitions bring about fear and doubt, but we must always remember that in Him, we are enough. When we remind ourselves of whose we are we truly find out who we are... We are His!”</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/12/04/whoiamdebutstoday#comments Official Thu, 04 Dec 2014 22:53:23 +0000 teamword 29371 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Great Big Family Room Tour Announced Today http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/greatbigfamilyroomtourannouncedtoday <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sidewalkprophets">Sidewalk Prophets</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>First eight dates revealed via Web-cast November 17</strong></p> <p><strong>Opportunity to nominate venues is now open</strong></p> <p>Dove Award-winning New Artist of the Year, Sidewalk Prophets, are pioneering an unprecedented tour experience to launch February, 2015. Called the Great Big Family Room Tour and in partnership with Mocha Club and New Release Tuesday, the goal of the band is to “break down that wall between us as the guys on stage and the audience,” says band-member Benjamin McDonald. An acoustic, intimate experience, the tour features the bands most loved songs and the heart behind them, as well as a preview of upcoming music from their new album currently in the works.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/greatbigfamilyroomtourannouncedtoday#comments Official Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:11:32 +0000 teamword 29346 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Wins Three 2014 Covenant Awards Including Album of the Year, Group of the Year http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/winsthree2014covenantawardsincludingalbumyeargroupyear <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/loveoutcome">Love &amp; The Outcome</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>”Emmanuel” Wins Seasonal Song of the Year</strong></p> <p><strong>Duo preps debut headline tour, #OurLifeIsARoadTrip, hitting six cities in<br /> Western Canada, November 2014</strong></p> <p>Word Entertainment duo Love &amp; The Outcome caps off an extraordinary year with three Covenant Awards, as awarded by the Canadian Gospel Music Association November 13. The couple, native Canadians, took home Group of the Year, Album of the Year (Love &amp; The Outcome) and Seasonal Song of the Year (“Emmanuel”). Nominated for six Covenant Awards overall, the husband/wife duo, Chris and Jodi, put their energetic live show on display at the Awards show held in British Columbia, much like they did the month before at the GMA Dove Awards in Nashville, TN, where they were nominated for New Artist of the Year.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/winsthree2014covenantawardsincludingalbumyeargroupyear#comments Official Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:34:27 +0000 teamword 29336 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com